Posts tagged ‘europe’

February 14, 2017

How to Annoy Europeans . . .

by duncanr

screen-shot-2017-02-14-at-11-06-12with just one sentence

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September 21, 2015

Harry Leslie Smith

by duncanr


Harry is one of my heroes

92 yrs old, the bugger first came to my attention when he spoke at the UK Labour party Conference in 2014 in defence of the NHS

I have previously posted a video of that speech to the conference here –

even if you can’t be arsed to read the rest of this post, watch that vid – it’s a . . .

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December 6, 2012

European Booze League

by duncanr

drunk scotsmanThe Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published a report on the state of Health in EU member states –

There’s a lot of interesting stuff in there and lots of Tables of statistics from which one can see which EU countries have highest rates of fat citizens, or tobacco or alcohol consumption etc

Luxemberg, for instance, comes top of the league for alcohol consumption with a total of 15.3 liters bought per capita annually. Other teamscountries, however, have cried ‘foul’ – pointing out that Luxembuggers are cheating. They don’t . . .

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